Mickaël Delage

Mickaël Delage

Delage at the 2011 Four Days of Dunkirk
Personal information
Full name Mickaël Delage
Born (1985-08-06) 6 August 1985
Libourne, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current team FDJ
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Rouleur
Professional team(s)
2005–2008 Française des Jeux
2009–2010 Silence–Lotto
2011– FDJ
Infobox last updated on
5 May 2014

Mickaël Delage (born 6 August 1985) is a French professional racing cyclist, currently riding for FDJ.[1] He is also active as a track cyclist.

Born in Libourne, Delage participated at the World Track Championships in Moscow in 2003 as a junior, where he won the silver medal at the points race, after Australian Miles Olman. In that same year he would become national junior champion of France at the team pursuit (alongside Jonathan Mouchel, Yannick Marie and Mickaël Mallie) and the madison (together with Mouchel). In 2004 he would win the national title in the points race at the under-23 level.

At the road he made his Giro d'Italia debut in 2006 and finished in 129th position and he won the 1st stage of the Tour de l'Avenir. Later that year he would again become French national champion when he won the team pursuit together with Mathieu Ladagnous, Jonathan Mouchel, Sylvain Blanquefort and Mickaël Preau. In 2007 he made his Tour de France debut.

Career achievements

Major results

National Junior Track Championships
1st Team pursuit
1st Madison
2nd, World track championships, points race (juniors)
1st, Points race, National Under-23 Track Championships
1st, Team pursuit, National Track Championships
1st, Stage 1, Tour de l'Avenir
3rd, Clásica de San Sebastián
9th Overall, Four Days of Dunkirk
7th Overall, Tour de Picardie
5th Overall, Tour de Luxembourg
Tour de France
Combativity award, Stages 3 and 11
6th Overall, Paris–Tours
3rd Grand Prix de la Somme
1st La Roue Tourangelle
7th Paris–Bourges
10th Grand Prix de la Somme
1st Stage 1 (TTT) La Méditerranéenne
4th La Roue Tourangelle

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 129 144 148
Yellow jersey Tour 117 101 WD 132 143
red jersey Vuelta WD 103 73 WD 109

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


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